Pulses rule firm on cold wave fears

Our Bureau Indore | Updated on November 10, 2017


Pulses, ruling high for the past few days on increased demand and fear of damage to tur, masur and chana crops because of intense cold wave in the State, ruled firm on Tuesday. Tur and its dal continued to witness a rising trend, while chana declined on drop in demand at higher rate.

According to traders, it is primarily the speculators who are making most of the situation on fear factor and pushing up prices.

After gaining sharply on Monday, pulses ruled steady on Tuesday with prices of chana dal (bold) in the spot quoted at Rs 3,175-3,200, chana dal (medium) Rs 3,075-Rs 3,100 and chana dal (average) quoted at Rs 2,975-3,000 a quintal.

Similarly masoor dal (average) quoted at Rs 3,950-3,975, masoor dal (medium) quoted at Rs 4,050-4,075, while masoor dal (bold) quoted at Rs 4,175-4,200 a quintal. On the other hand, tur dal gained Rs 100 with prices of tur dal (marka) at Rs 6,800 a quintal, tur dal (full) at Rs 6,300-6,400, tur dal (Latur Line) at Rs 6,150 a quintal, while tur dal (sawa no.) quoted at Rs 5,100-5,400 a quintal respectively.

Moong and urad dal remained steady. In the spot, moong dal (chilka) quoted at Rs 5,400-5,450, moong dal (bold) quoted at Rs 5,700-5,750, while moong mongar quoted at Rs 6,200-6,300 a quintal. Similarly urad dal (chilka) quoted at Rs 4,900-5,100, urad (bold) quoted at Rs 5,000-5,150, while urad mongar quoted at Rs 6,800-7,100 a quintal.

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